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  1. Plumbing
    My bathtub stopper is old style: located inside the drain pipe and controlled by a toggle on the plate that covers the overflow opening. I want to eliminate the toggle and replace the stopper with a pop up stopper. The kind that pops up (opens) when pressed down, and closes when pressed down...
  2. Plumbing
    Um my tub drain came out and I'm admittedly the one at fault. I mistakenly thought this green watco thing sitting on the edge was an extra drain cover. Well when i finally got it out it took the entire tub drain with it.... How do I fix this?
  3. Plumbing
    When our new alcove tub is filled eith cold water, it holds the water just fine. When the tub is filled with hot water and a person is submerged, it leaks 4” per ten minutes until all water is gone. (No, it’s not the overflow, either. It leaks from the get-go until all water has leaked out—but...
  4. Plumbing
    I’m going to be replacing my bathtub drain and overflow and i discovered that the p-trap connection is very loose. Don’t know how it didn’t leak this whole time. Now the copper plumbing is heavily coated in some type of black tar or coating. What is this? How can I prep the pipe/ remove for a...
  5. Plumbing
    We are remodeling the bathroom, moving the sink and bathtub (originally a shower). The shower and toilet were along the same pipe line and vented in a privacy wall next to the toilet. The sink used and AAV. I can continue to use AAV in the new sink location or tie all three into the same vent...
  6. Plumbing
    I just had a new bathtub installed. Strangely I didn't know the drainage location from the wall framing is not standard. So my handyman had to reroute the drainage. I am just wondering if there is any issues that is obvious from a plumbing expert. Any feedback would be very much appreciated.
  7. Plumbing
    Hi, all Happy thanksgiving! It sees like an odd time to ask a plumbing question at thanksgiving night, but the situation is that my husband has removed a rusted stopper on our bathtub drain, only to find out that from the drain hole he saw the drain shoe (the elbow shape thing that connects...
  8. Plumbing
    i was wondering what the most durable and least likely to ever break bathtub drain systems are. i like the idea of trip lever because they enable a relatively level bathtub bottom (no little knob that can hurt your toe) but i heard the extra mechanism is likely to eventually break. kind of...
  9. Plumbing
    I am trying to install a 60" bathtub in the basement. The outside walls are of concrete masonry. The width of the room is 72", by that leaving 12" from the edge of the tub to the masonry wall. The 1 1/2" sewer line is at the edge of the masonry wall and runs horizontal into a backflow preventor...
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